Virtual Reality

Virtual experience of the Hallstatt Salt Mine

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of miners 3,000 years ago, with VR-glasses and a special guided tour. [guided tours in German!]
Hallstatt is the oldest known salt mine in the world. More than a hundred meters deep, miners built gigantic excavation chambers three thousand years ago - the largest we know in the world. With the help of special virtual reality-glasses you can immerse yourself in the fascinating world of these miners and get a feel of the dimension of the prehistoric salt industry. One can get involved in the work process and experience in an immediate, realistic way what is already known about the living and working conditions in this underground world by the research project Hallstatt.

Natural History Museum Vienna, hall 12 ("Hallstattsaal")

sold out!
Sun, October 6, 2019, 11 a.m.
Sun, October 6, 2019, 2 p.m.
Wed, October 16, 2019, 5 p.m.

Number of participants
10 pers.

€ 24,- at the museum's ticket counter.
Reservation possible via

The guided tours are in German.

A cooperation between NHM Vienna, Salzwelten GmbH, Salinen Austria AG, Scenomedia and the Interreg Project VirtualArch .

VR at NHM Vienna, hall 12: VR at NHM Vienna, hall 12
VR at NHM Vienna, hall 12
Visualization of the research-tunnel: Visualization of the research-tunnel
Visualization of the research-tunnel
Bronze Age miner at work: Bronze Age miner at work
Bronze Age miner at work
Picture 1: NHM Wien, Alice Schumacher
Picture 2+3: I.Slamar; H. Reschreiter/NHM Wien